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Physics 2A Schedule

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Dates
Topics
Chapter
Problem Sets
Laboratories
PLC
1
08.29.17 08.31.17 Introduction & Motion
Motion & Vectors
1.1-1.3
1.3,1.5


Lab 1: Team building & Error Analysis
PLC 1
2
09.05.17 09.07.17 Motion & Kinematics
Problem Solving & Free Fall
2.1-2.5
2.5-2.7
PS1

Lab 2: Motion Diagrams and Plots
PLC 2
3
09.12.17 09.14.17 Vector motion
Projectile Motion
3.1-3.4
3.6-3.7
PS2 & Q1
Lab 3: Projectile Motion
PLC 3
4
09.19.17 09.21.17 Newton's Laws
Free-body Diagrams
4.1-4.8
4.6-4.8
PS3 & Q2
Lab 4: Forces as Vectors & Free-body Diagrams
PLC 4
5
09.26.17 09.28.17 Equilibrium & Dynamics
Applications continued
5.3-5.6
5.7-5.8
PS4

Lab 5: Newton's 2nd Law
PLC 5
6
10.03.17 10.05.17 Review for Exam 1
Exam 1
1-5
1-5
Q3
PS5
Lab 6: Rotations & Torques
PLC 6
7
10.10.17 10.12.17 Impulse-Momentum theorem
Conservation of Momentum
9.1-9.3
9.4-9.5


Lab 7: Impulse & Momentum

PLC 7
8
10.17.17 10.19.17 Work & Energy
Conservation of Energy
10.1-10.4
10.6-10.7
PS6 & Q4
Lab 8: Conservation of Energy

PLC 8
9
10.24.17 10.26.17 Energy Units
First Law of Thermodynamics
11.1-11.4
11.4-11.7
PS7 & Q5

Lab 9: Energy Units & Power

PLC 9
10
10.31.17 11.02.17 Ideal Gas Law
Calorimetry & Heat Transfer
11.4-11.7
12.1-12.4
PS8
Lab 10: Massing an Unknown Mass
PLC 10
11
11.07.17 11.09.17 Review for Exam 2
Exam 2
  Q6
PS9
Lab 11: Fluids

PLC 11
12
11.14.17 11.16.17 Fluids
Simple Harmonic Motion
13.1-13.4
14.1-14.4

Lab 12: Simple Harmonic Motion
PLC 12
13
11.21.17 11.23.17 Pendulum & Resonance
Holiday - Thanksgiving
14.5,14.7
Lab 13: Sound Waves
No PLC
14
11.28.17 11.30.17 Traveling Waves
Wave Properties
15.1-15.3
15.4-15.7
Lab 14: Standing Wave Interference
PLC 13
15
12.05.17 12.07.17 Wave Interference
Wave Examples
16.1-16.3
16.4-16.7
Q7
PS11
Review for Final Exam
Review for Final Exam

PLC 14
16
12.11.17 12.12.17 12.13.17 12.14.17
Final Exam (7-9:50 am)